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Organizational behavior : a practical, problem-solving approach /

By: Kinicki, Angelo
Title By: Fugate, Mel
Material type: BookPublisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, c2016.Description: xxxiv, 600 p. (various pagings) ; col. ill ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781259188411; 1259188418 (alk. paper)Program: MGNT110Subject(s): Organizational behaviorDDC classification: 658 KI OR
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This powerhouse author team brings their award-winning teaching styles, research, and professional consulting experience to help students' better understand and use Organizational Behavior to flourish both professionally and personally. Kinicki/Fugate, Organizational Behavior , 1e uses a conversational writing style with a visually engaging layout to appeal to todays student. This provides a "chunking" of the content and introduces students to what they are about to learn through a "Major Question/Bigger Picture." To bring the concepts through to application, Kinicki/Fugate 1e employs a problem-solving approach. This is presented through the "Problem-Solving Applications" (30 total boxed items appearing throughout each chapter) that present a business situation. Students work through these scenarios in the "Your Call" feature--a three-step problem solving approach. These are designed to help students apply concepts and strengthen their problem-solving skills. The self-assessments are integrated in the content as well as assignable in Connect through the Interactive Application Self-Assessment tool. These have been hand picked and researched by the author team to ensure quality and research-based assessments. With this Self-Assessment tool, students will be able to immediately assess personal characteristics related to Organizational Behavior concepts being discussed in class.
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INDIVIDUAL 1.Making OB Work for You: What is OB and Why It's Important? 2.Values and Work Attitudes: How Do They Affect Work-Related Outcomes? 3.Individual Differences and Emotions: Why Does Who You Are Affect Your Performance? 4.Social Perception and Managing Diversity: Why Are These Topics Essential for Success? 5.Foundation of Employee Motivation: How Can Managers Apply Motivation Theories? 6.Performance Management: How Can You Use Goals, Feedback, Rewards, and Positive Reinforcement to Boost Effectiveness? 7.Positive OB: How Can I Flourish at School, Work, and Home? GROUPS 8.Groups and Teams: How Can Working with Others Increases Everybody's Performance? 9.Communication in the Digital Age: How Can I Become a More Effective Communicator? 10.Managing Conflict and Negotiations: How Can These Skills Give You an Ad-vantage? 11.Decision Making and Creativity: How Critical Is It to Master These Skills? 12.Power, Influence, and Politics: How Can You Apply These to Increase Your Effectiveness? ORGANIZATION 13.Leadership Effectiveness: What Does It Take to Be Effective? 14.Organizational Culture, Socialization, and Mentoring: How Can I Use These Concepts for Competitive Advantage? 15.Organizational Design, Effectiveness, and Innovation: What Can I Do to Affect these Key Processes and Outcomes? 16.Managing Change and Stress: How Can You Apply OB and Show What You've Learned? Epilogue: The General Model of OB: A Summary of What You Have Learned

This powerhouse author team brings their award-winning teaching styles, research, and professional consulting experience to help students' better understand and use Organizational Behavior to flourish both professionally and personally. Kinicki/Fugate, Organizational Behavior , 1e uses a conversational writing style with a visually engaging layout to appeal to todays student. This provides a "chunking" of the content and introduces students to what they are about to learn through a "Major Question/Bigger Picture." To bring the concepts through to application, Kinicki/Fugate 1e employs a problem-solving approach. This is presented through the "Problem-Solving Applications" (30 total boxed items appearing throughout each chapter) that present a business situation. Students work through these scenarios in the "Your Call" feature--a three-step problem solving approach. These are designed to help students apply concepts and strengthen their problem-solving skills. The self-assessments are integrated in the content as well as assignable in Connect through the Interactive Application Self-Assessment tool. These have been hand picked and researched by the author team to ensure quality and research-based assessments. With this Self-Assessment tool, students will be able to immediately assess personal characteristics related to Organizational Behavior concepts being discussed in class.

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